United Nations Security Council Resolution 226

United Nations Security Council Resolution 226, adopted on October 14, 1966, after hearing complaints from the Democratic Republic of the Congo that the then Portuguese territory of Angola had become a base of operation for the foreign mercenaries interfering in the domestic affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Council urged the government of Portugal not to allow foreign mercenaries to use Angola as a base of operation for interfering in the DR Congo. The Council also called upon all states to refrain or desist from intervening in the domestic affairs of the DRC.

UN Security Council
Resolution 226
DateOctober 14 1966
Meeting no.1306
SubjectQuestion concerning the Democratic Republic of Congo
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution was adopted unanimously.

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